How to Register ASP.NET with IIS7

The ASP.NET IIS Registration Tool is no longer required to register ASP.NET with IIS7. Follow the steps below to register ASP.NET with IIS7 for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008:

Windows 7

1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features
2. Click on the Turn Windows features on or off link.
Turn Windows Features On or Off

3. Expand Internet Information Services > World Wide Web Services > Application Development Features and select ASP.NET and any other features you wish to install.

Choose ASP.NET

Choose ASP.NET

 

Windows Server 2008

1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features
2. Click on the Turn Windows features on or off link. The Server Manager window will open.

Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

3. From within the Server Manager, Click on Roles.
4. Click on Add Roles.
5. Select Web Server (IIS).

Windows Server 2008 Add Role

Next, add the ASP.NET Role Service while still remaining within the Server Manager:

1. Click on Role Services.
2. Click on Add Role Services.
3. Select ASP.NET and follow any confirmation messages.

Windows Server 20008 IIS Role Services

Add Role Services for ASP.NET

Windows Server 2008 IIS Role Services Confirmation

Confirm Installation of Required Components

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